Why should your country and region not hear about the opportunities of climate friendly transport? A positive wave is observed in countries like Switzerland, Holland, Denmark and Sweden, where a trend is on the move against flying and for rail transport and night trains. Maybe
Our good friends with “Stay Grounded” are organizing a conference in Barcelona, 11.-14. of July. The conference will be flight-free, which is why several sessions will involve online participation for those who live too far away. The conference will mainly be hold in English, with
IEA has just released a long report about railways worldwide. The transport sector is responsible for more than half of global oil demand and around one-quarter of global CO2 emissions from fuel combustion. Therefore changes in transportation are fundamental to achieving energy transitions globally. Yet
We should not wake up one morning and not have noticed the popular demand for climate friendly travel opportunities. We should be ahead, be prepared, and guide the movement to the best possible political and practical directions. That’s why Back-on-Track activists were together with anti-flying
It is very natural to be courious about what ÖBB Nightjet is doing these days, and what is their future plans. Some tables are borrowed from the German Eisenbahn Kurier 2/2019. Here is the various lines, where Nightjet and partners operates in 2019: And here
From the new Swedish Government agreement between Socialdemocrates, the Center-party and the Green Extend the infrastructure – connect Sweden with trains that go on time The decided national plan for infrastructure 2018–2029 with investments in roads and railways across the country of SEK 700 billion
DANISH LARGEST NEWSPAPER INTRODUCES NEW “TRAVEL WITHOUT WINGS” CONCEPT FOR TRAVEL SECTION Things are really moving forward. It is possible to influence the medias. “Politiken” is in the middle of the party political picture. EDITORIAL in Politiken Travel, Sunday d. 6.1. 2019 by Tina Krongaard,
From the Swiss on-line media Tribune deGèneve we have kindly got this translation (from French) In the 1990s, since Cornavin (main railway station in Geneve), night trains left for Rome and Barcelona every night. To Yugoslavia via Venice in the wake of the Orient Express.
As a follow-up on our hand-over of 42,000 signatures the minister for Transport, Ole Birk Olesen, tells us (and with less relevant talk removed): (…) In accordance with (…) minimum requirements, DSB is not obliged to drive a night train to the south from Denmark.
Back-on-Track has decided that we in cooperation with other train friends will make parties in Berlin, Wroclaw, Frankfurt (Oder) and Vienna in relation to the new night train. Events will take place both Sunday evening and Monday morning. > Have a look at pictures Berlin, Sunday